Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C++ Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C++ Developer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 70 92
Rank change year-on-year -18 +22 -27
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 10 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.77% 1.42% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.50% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £413 £282 £363
90th Percentile £438 £465 £388
Scotland median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £25.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1257 1066 1609
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.54% 94.76% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 570 836
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £213
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +8.85% -2.47% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 27 28
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £13.38 £36.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.48% -63.20% +120.33%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.00 £41.35 £60.25
Scotland median hourly rate £20.61 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +27.53% -30.80% +33.43%

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured C++ Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in Glasgow

C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C++ Developer in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ Developer in Glasgow

C++ Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ Developer in Glasgow

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, C++ Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) C++
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Unix
3 8 (80.00%) Multithreading
3 8 (80.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (70.00%) Perl
4 7 (70.00%) RDBMS
5 6 (60.00%) OOD
5 6 (60.00%) OO
6 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (30.00%) Multithreaded Programming
7 3 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (30.00%) Database Tuning
7 3 (30.00%) Sybase
7 3 (30.00%) Front Office
7 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (20.00%) Java
8 2 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (10.00%) Web Development
9 1 (10.00%) QA
9 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
9 1 (10.00%) SCOM
9 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
9 1 (10.00%) Scala
9 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (70.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) FishEye
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Front Office
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) WSDL
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (60.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) OOD
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Database Tuning
4 3 (30.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Secure Coding
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C++
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Korn
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (10.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Netcool
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Perforce
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat